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09-04-23, 09:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 8,245
Posted By NoWhammies

I run my rear light in blink mode. I figure the...

I run my rear light in blink mode. I figure the flashing light will set me apart from just another red light on the road. Or at leas that is my hope.
09-04-23, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By NoWhammies

Mt. Baker hill climb challenge

Anyone here doing the Mt. Baker hill climb challenge on September 10th? I have ridden up the mountain many times but it has been years since I've done the race. I am looking forward to the ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-23, 03:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,745
Posted By NoWhammies

CamelBak Podium is my go-to. Can't recommend...

CamelBak Podium is my go-to. Can't recommend them enough,.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-23, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

Wow. The road just goes on and on and on. Does...

Wow. The road just goes on and on and on. Does not look like there are many food or water stops along the way though.
05-29-23, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,111
Posted By NoWhammies

I have been using Garmin Connect. I a) track all...

I have been using Garmin Connect. I a) track all of the components that I put on my bike and b) I do a manual activity entry when I think some items need additional information/details. Then when I...
05-26-23, 09:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,695
Posted By NoWhammies

+1 on Pedros. I have tried many a different tyre...

+1 on Pedros. I have tried many a different tyre lever and Pedros, for my money, are hands down the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21,411
Views: 5,326,763
Posted By NoWhammies

Nice. I bought a 3D printed mount for mine. ...

Nice. I bought a 3D printed mount for mine. Works great! I love the Bontrager Ion light. Perfect for daytime riding. At least for my usages.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 557,239
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-23, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

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05-14-23, 09:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,018
Posted By NoWhammies

For those of you who participated in the Skagit...

For those of you who participated in the Skagit Spring Classic on the weekend, what a great ride. Awesome weather. Well supported. Nice riders. And a great spaghetti feast after. Looking forward...
04-18-23, 09:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,100
Posted By NoWhammies

Ugh. The poor weather in my part of the world...

Ugh. The poor weather in my part of the world has meant that I have not been getting out very much to ride. Your snowy photos pretty much sum up everything nicely. Fingers crossed spring will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,621
Posted By NoWhammies

Well, I need to start paying closer attention to...

Well, I need to start paying closer attention to your posts! Thank you.

And I agree with Polaris OBark Your website is super helpful and informative. Thank you.
04-02-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,736
Posted By NoWhammies

And...to draw this thread to a close. I ended up...

And...to draw this thread to a close. I ended up purchasing the 265. I justified the purchase by saying the amoled display will help my old man eyes. So far no complaints. The amoled display is...
03-13-23, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,736
Posted By NoWhammies

thin_concrete Funny you should say that about the...

thin_concrete Funny you should say that about the 745. That is what I would be upgrading from. My 745 is still going strong too. I am however frustrated that I cannot upgrade to the latest...
03-07-23, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By NoWhammies

Awesome. Thanks for the update. I just signed up...

Awesome. Thanks for the update. I just signed up for Flying Wheels. I think this will be my 10th time doing the ride. Weather is pretty much always nice and the route is very enjoyable.
02-19-23, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By NoWhammies

No advice for this particular ride as I never...

No advice for this particular ride as I never done it. But I will say the Cascade bike events are pretty well organized. I have always had positive experiences on all of their rides that I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-23, 04:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,153
Posted By NoWhammies

I agree with Eric F . Buy the bike the excites...

I agree with Eric F . Buy the bike the excites you.

Also. I have two friends who ride Pinarellos. Both of them swear they are the best bikes they have ever ridden. Expensive? Yes. But each...
02-05-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,565
Posted By NoWhammies

Just to close the circle on this a little bit. I...

Just to close the circle on this a little bit. I spoke with Garmin customer service and they offered to replace my watch. I took them up on the offer. Comments in the threads have indicated that a...
02-05-23, 03:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,010
Posted By NoWhammies

I went through this same debate about a year ago....

I went through this same debate about a year ago. I ended up going with a track pump that has a storage canister attached to it. You fill the chamber, then flip a switch to empty the canister to...
02-05-23, 03:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,299
Posted By NoWhammies

I am not stretching after my rides but I am...

I am not stretching after my rides but I am rolling. I have a foam roller that I use after my runs and I have started making use of the roller are spin class. Rolling hurts. A lot. I have been...
02-05-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,152
Posted By NoWhammies

Both my bikes are Shimano/mineral oil. I do a...

Both my bikes are Shimano/mineral oil. I do a lot of hill riding and I ride my brakes a lot on descents. Because of this I flush my disc brakes annually. For the cost of my time and one bottle of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,153
Posted By NoWhammies

I have no experience with any of the bikes on...

I have no experience with any of the bikes on this thread. I just wanted to post and say wow. Some pretty nice looking bikes here. I think you'll be happy with any of them :thumb:
01-22-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,100
Posted By NoWhammies

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. ...

base2 I just took a look at the McClinchy mile. I am going to confirm with Mrs. NoWhammies, but I will likely be signing up in the next day or two. Will be nice to say hi.
01-15-23, 04:50 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 25,506
Posted By NoWhammies

TL;DR To answer the question in the title of the...

TL;DR To answer the question in the title of the post, the bike is worth the money to the person who is purchasing the bike. The person did the cost/benefit analysis and for them, the $14k is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-23, 03:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,616
Posted By NoWhammies

robbyville PM sent! Thank you. mschwett...

robbyville PM sent! Thank you.

mschwett Good to know. Sounds like the 3D printed saddles might be worth the extra cake. But wow, they are costly.
01-01-23, 11:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,629
Posted By NoWhammies

I agree with much of what was said here. Go for...

I agree with much of what was said here. Go for your bike ride and when you get home give the bike a good rinse and clean with soap. Pay close attention to the drive train as salt will muck it up...
12-20-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,413
Posted By NoWhammies

Awe. My very first cat was a primarily black...

Awe. My very first cat was a primarily black tuxedo cat. Black cats always have a special place in my heart.
12-19-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,413
Posted By NoWhammies

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12-19-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,100
Posted By NoWhammies

Yeah, I am here. Although I have not been on BF...

Yeah, I am here. Although I have not been on BF for quite some time. Spending X number of hours in front of computer for work purposes each day does not endear me getting back in front of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,565
Posted By NoWhammies

After reading the various reviews and comments...

After reading the various reviews and comments here, I have been using Orange Seal for the past couple of years. Does the job well. No complaints.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 557,239
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-22, 08:58 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 11,208
Posted By NoWhammies

2009 Argon 18 Gallium 2017 BH G7 Disc 2019...

2009 Argon 18 Gallium
2017 BH G7 Disc
2019 Rocky Mountain C70
2022 BH Aerolight 6.5
09-07-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,422
Posted By NoWhammies

Well for anyone who is doing the ride if you see...

Well for anyone who is doing the ride if you see someone riding a black BH G7, wearing a BH kit, pop over and say hi.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 557,239
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 557,239
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

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08-28-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,062
Posted By NoWhammies

End goal? Fitness and to see some cool places. ...

End goal? Fitness and to see some cool places. I am fortunate enough to enter into various century rides in different parts of the country. Doing so allows me to see new areas while having fun. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,788
Posted By NoWhammies

Not to derail the conversation BUT recently I was...

Not to derail the conversation BUT recently I was looking for a new pair of shoes. I had it narrowed down to the Torch and the S-Phyre. I was all set to plunk down the cash on the Torch shoes but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:22 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 49,682
Posted By NoWhammies

Looking forward to hearing some reviews/first...

Looking forward to hearing some reviews/first hand accounts of those SES road tyres. I've never heard of them before.

My previous experience with Pirelli tubeless tyres has not been the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-22, 10:14 PM
Replies: 27,406
Views: 18,522,980
Posted By NoWhammies

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2022 BH Aerolight
08-23-22, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,253
Posted By NoWhammies

I was skeptical of 3/4 knickers and for years...

I was skeptical of 3/4 knickers and for years avoided them. Then three years ago I was speaking with a friend who swore by them. Said knickers were much more comfortable than puling on knee...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,131
Views: 557,239
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21,411
Views: 5,326,763
Posted By NoWhammies

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New bike day - BH Aerolight 6.5
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,292
Views: 663,737
Posted By NoWhammies

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By NoWhammies

redcon1 Thank you. That is exactly what I was...

redcon1 Thank you. That is exactly what I was looking for.

Iride01 Alas, no. I did not buy the bike locally. But the advice from RedCon1 was what I was looking for. Thank you.
08-05-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By NoWhammies

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed...

I shelled out the cake for the full Shimano bleed kit. Included the bleed cup for road and mountain bikes as well as the syringe. The kit worked perfectly for the front and back bleed. Did I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,483
Posted By NoWhammies

Thanks Iride01 I dove deeper into the Di2 setup...

Thanks Iride01 I dove deeper into the Di2 setup on the 1030+ and saw that I needed to setup the chain rings/cogs. For some reason I thought the 1030+ would automatically know the information.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,432
Posted By NoWhammies

Anywhere between 5,000 and 6,000km. But I ride...

Anywhere between 5,000 and 6,000km. But I ride up (and down) a LOT of hills.
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